More on Lisa Martain Hoffer, a dancer, event planner, and “soccer mom” turned AIDS outreach worker.
The Tiger’s Wife: recommended, big time
Probcause will perform tonight at the Mid, but he will not be rapping about decriminalizing reefer in his hometown of Evanston.
Elastic waistband trousers don’t need to be dowdy
A recap of Chicago’s best revival screenings in 2011.
Last week the Reader Bleader ran a series of posts under the title “Testament Week,” in which a few of our staff religious thinkers picked passages from scripture and waxed eloquent about them. Nice stuff. I wanted to contribute something, but I’d just come back from vacation and all my spiritual energy was focused on […]
Silk Road Theatre Project is now Silk Road Rising.
J.R. Jones on Of Gods and Men, his favorite film of 2011.
Counting down my favorite albums of 2011: in this post, numbers 30 through 21, aka Nils Berg through Greg Kelley & Olivia Block.
Rick Bayless is making miracles at O’Hare
Christmas Carol update Occupy My Heart at Studio BE through Thursday.
A review of Alan Berliner’s 1988 nonfiction film The Family Album, now available on DVD.
Miles Raymer’s favorite local albums of 2011
Our year-end review concludes with Cristi Puiu’s Aurora.